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The Beauty of Being Human

The Beauty of Being Human

Pondering this month’s Women’s Wellness theme prompted me to take a good hard look at some of my own wellness habits.

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Finding the Root Cause of Thyroid and Other Health Problems

Finding the Root Cause of Thyroid and Other Health Problems

Practitioner Spotlight

Through the use of various applied kinesiology techniques, Kristine Jelstrup, natural healthcare provider and owner of Central Health and Wellness, in Cambridge, is able to uncover underlying thyroid problems.

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Linda Lizotte on Choosing Healthier Skincare Products

Linda Lizotte on Choosing Healthier Skincare Products

What Our Skin Absorbs Matters to Our Health

Registered dietitian and entrepreneur Linda Lizotte qualifies the classic adage “You are what you eat” with “You are what you absorb.”

Understanding and Diagnosing Hypothyroidism

Understanding and Diagnosing Hypothyroidism

The thyroid gland’s hormone production and control is quite complex, yet often physicians use only the most basic thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) test which doesn’t really tell the whole story.

The Female Hormonal Symphony

The Female Hormonal Symphony

The female hormonal system can be compared to a symphony orchestra. If one instrument in the orchestra is out of tune, it can negatively affect the quality of the music produced by all of the instruments.

Holistic Gynecology

Holistic Gynecology

Holistic gynecology is care for women throughout their entire lives, incorporating complementary and integrative medical approaches that include the body, mind and spirit.

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Facial Fitness

Facial Fitness

Exercises to Tone Your Face and Neck

Crows’ feet and wrinkles need not mark the passage of years; just follow these easy DIY routines.

Seniors, Teens and Tykes

Seniors, Teens and Tykes

Enriching Programs Unite the Generations

Booming numbers of both seniors and youngsters offer new opportunities for the two generations to learn from each other.

Stressed-Out Pets

Stressed-Out Pets

Natural Ways to Calm Fear and Anxiety

Life as a beloved American pet might seem ideal, but 70 million of our cats and dogs are medicated for anxiety and depression.

Spark Up Your Love Life

Spark Up Your Love Life

Natural Ways to Boost Libido

If you’re among the two out of five women that feel they simply lack sex drive, some simple approaches can get a lagging libido back into action.

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Natural Awakenings Family of Franchises Keeps Growing

Natural Awakenings Family of Franchises Keeps Growing

Fouled Play

Fouled Play

Toxic GMO Pesticides Drift Near Athletic Fields

Goat Groundskeepers

Goat Groundskeepers

A Chew Crew Gobbles Up Invasive Species

Noisy Humans

Noisy Humans

Man-Made Clatter Muffles Nature’s Chorus

Salmon Scam

Salmon Scam

Farmed Fish Mislabeled as Wild-Caught

Mm-mm Good

Mm-mm Good

Campbell’s Endorses GMO Labeling

More than 20 local experts to support you in leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

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Workshop to Clear Energy in the Home

Workshop to Clear Energy in the Home

Karen Parker Piedra, a realtor, reiki practitioner and feng shui healer, will present a workshop on clearing energy in the home environment from 6:30 to 8 p.m., June 16.

The Clean Bedroom Unveils More Affordable Mattresses

The Clean Bedroom Unveils More Affordable Mattresses

The Clean Bedroom has added a new, more affordable, innerspring mattress line to its product array: the Naturally Organic Classic, Ergo and Luxe models.

Popular European Feminine Care Product at CVS Pharmacies

Popular European Feminine Care Product at CVS Pharmacies

Lubrigyn line of feminine care products now at CVS Pharmacy locations nationwide.

Natural Awakenings Family of Franchises Keeps Growing

Natural Awakenings Family of Franchises Keeps Growing

Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp. (NAPC) welcomed five new publishers to its April training session at the corporate headquarters in Naples, Florida.

Meet and Greet at New Functional Wellness Practice

Meet and Greet at New Functional Wellness Practice

With a shortage of wellness-focused functional medicine providers in the Boston area, Five Journeys is holding a Meet and Greet from 5:30 to 7 p.m., May 18.

May Coaching Discounts for Natural Awakenings Readers

May Coaching Discounts for Natural Awakenings Readers

Kim Childs, Certified Positive Psychology Coach and owner of Take the Leap Coaching in Arlington, is celebrating her second anniversary by offering Natural Awakenings readers a discount on life or career coaching.

Karen Welling Performs at Somerville’s Porchfest

Karen Welling Performs at Somerville’s Porchfest

Karen Welling, founder of Welling Coaching, is performing at Somerville’s Porchfest from 2 to 4 p.m., May 21.

Herbstalk Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Herbstalk Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

The fifth annual Herbstalk, a unique plant education experience featuring hands-on workshops, urban plant walks and a marketplace of herbal vendors, will take place June 4 and 5.

Free Talk on Tuning up the Female Hormonal Symphony

Free Talk on Tuning up the Female Hormonal Symphony

Dr. Gary Kracoff will discuss ways to identify where hormonal imbalances are, and natural, holistic therapies that can be effective in balancing the body and getting systems back in tune.

Customer Appreciation Day at Johnson Compounding & Wellness

Customer Appreciation Day at Johnson Compounding & Wellness

Johnson Compounding & Wellness will hold its popular Customer Appreciation Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 7.

Bill for Licensing of Naturopathic Doctors Seeks Public Support

Bill for Licensing of Naturopathic Doctors Seeks Public Support

ACTIOn ALERT: Massachusetts Senate Bill 2148 regulating Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) has passed favorably out of the Joint Committee on Public Health this winter.

Adult Charm School Coaching Program Launches

Adult Charm School Coaching Program Launches

Mary O’Sullivan, a speaker, writer, and founder of Encore Executive and Professional Coaching, has created an Adult Charm School coaching program.

4th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum Recap

4th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum Recap

Filled to capacity, Atlantic Wharf’s Fort Point Room set the stage for the Foundation for a Green Future’s 4th Annual Massachusetts Water Forum honoring World Water Day.

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Canine Expert Discusses Natural Remedies for Dogs

Canine Expert Discusses Natural Remedies for Dogs

Dog whisperer and canine expert Marie Cargill will present a workshop on the secrets to helping dogs live longer from 6 to 7:30 p.m., May 11.

Boston Bans the Sale of Puppies, Kittens and Rabbits in Pet Stores

Boston Bans the Sale of Puppies, Kittens and Rabbits in Pet Stores

The 13-member Boston City Council unanimously passed an ordinance that bans the sale of puppies, kittens and rabbits in pet stores.

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Magnesium Improves Childbirth for Mother and Newborn

Magnesium Improves Childbirth for Mother and Newborn

Reduces Fevers and Complications

Red Clover Guards against Menopausal Bone Loss

Red Clover Guards against Menopausal Bone Loss

Supplement for Osteopathic Health

Legumes Keep Colorectal Cancer at Bay

Legumes Keep Colorectal Cancer at Bay

Nuts and Beans for Colon Health